Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve / photo by Lanette Otvos

All Preserves Great & Small: Purisima Creek Redwoods

Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (Lanette Otvos)
August 30, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

Join Docent Naturalists Frances Reneau and Helena Cohen for the 16th in the "All Preserves" series celebrating Midpen's 50th anniversary. Explore magnificent Purisima Creek Canyon, the centerpiece of this preserve. Even in a drought year the creek should flow in this deep canyon just outside Half Moon Bay. Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after August 16 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and close August 29 at 2:00 p.m.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Purisima Creek trailhead on Purisima Creek Road. From the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection in Half Moon Bay, travel south on Highway 1 approximately 4.3 miles. Turn left on Verde Road. After turning on Verde Rd. and traveling 0.25 miles, continue straight to remain on what becomes Purisima Creek Rd. (Verde Rd. splits off to the right.) Travel approximately 3.7 miles on Purisima Creek Rd. to reach the preserve.

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